How did Decoder Ring do it?!

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Dubtron9000's picture
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How did Decoder Ring do it?!
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Hello!

I navigated my way over to http://thedecoderring.com to see what The Decoder Ring Design Concern had crackin' and noticed this HUGE "HELLO!" Here's my question: is there an easy way to do the 3D letter thing? I know that it's possible to do in Illustrator with the 3D "tool", but the type isn't forward facing anymore.

Help!

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Yes. Is the short answer. For more details you can see Leslie Cabarga's Logo, Font, & Lettering Bible.

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Joined: 25 Sep 2006 - 2:15pm
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If you happen to have Fontlab there’s an action that does this rather well.

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Joined: 26 Sep 2007 - 12:28am
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@paul d hunt, any place in particular in that book? I've got it pulled up on Google Books

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Note that to do a shadow in a different color (even grey, like the example) requires that the shadow be a separate font from the main letters.

Cheers,

T